Sarah Drew (April Kepner)
When: Season 14 Episode 23
How: April married her ex Matthew (Justin Bruening) and quit her hospital job to “do God’s work.”
Why: Vernoff provided the same statement for Drew as she did for Capshaw, citing creative reasons for the decision to write off Arizona and April ahead of season 15.
Whether She’ll Return: Drew has been open about how much she loved April and working with her onscreen love interest Jesse Williams, telling Entertainment Tonight in November 2020, “If it were up to me, [April and Jackson] would have been endgame!”
News broke in March 2021 that Drew was filming a season 17 guest apperance with Williams.Back to top